Fictional Devices Custom Essay

Would you please Create an original thread based on all three stories (ARABY, EVELINE, Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” by Joyce Carol Oates); and use AT least two of the terms from the “Fictional Device” and two “Elements of Fiction” lists in your original thread. The stories are attached. Thank you!

Fictional Devices
Symbolism: the art of investing meaning in a thing which, in the context of the story, comes to represent some other thing (e.g. colors, animals, geography/place, numbers, metaphors, inanimate objects)

Irony: the use of words being used in direct opposition to the literal meaning (Think of Chris Farley’s use of finger quotes) or a stark contrast between what is expected to occur and what actually transpires

Satire: the use of sarcasm, irony, or parody to poke fun at and critique vice or folly (e.g. The Daily Show, Saturday Night Live, political cartoons)

Theme: the subject or unifying idea, which contains the thesis of the story (It’s what the story is about!)

Subtext: what lies under the superficial theme/context of the story; it’s implied rather than explicitly stated (It’s what the story is REALLY about!)

Elements of Fiction .
Plot: is the author’s arrangement of incidents in a story

In media res: beginning in the middle of things

Flashback: a device that informs us about events that happened before the opening scene of a work

Narrator: the person (voice) who relates the story

Character: an imagined person in the story

Protagonist/Hero: the central character who engages our interest and empathy

Antagonist: the force that opposes the protagonist

Exposition: the background information the reader needs to make sense of the situation in which the characters are placed

Setting/Context: the geographical place or the historical/social/political/economic environment

Rising Action: a complication that intensifies the situation

Conflict: the character’s central problem

Foreshadowing: a suggestion of what is yet to come

Suspense: when the reader is made anxious about what is going to happen next

Climax: the moment of greatest emotional tension

Resolution/Denouement: the conflict is resolved

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